MusicRowPics: Casey James – The multi-talented Columbia Nashville artist returns to Country radio with the angst-ridden ballad “Fall Apart,” penned by Will Bowen, along with Josh Carter and Zach Carter (a sibling duo better known as Kingston). The song is the first single from James’ forthcoming sophomore project. The forthcoming album is tentatively slated for a 2015 release. – Read more at Music Row – Check out live versions of Casey’s new songs HERE.
Another American Idol Reunion!
American Idol season 4 Top 12 contestant, Mikalah Gordon, instagrammed a photo of herself and some fellow Idol alums attending Season 8 alum, Jackie Tohn’s Los Angeles gig. From l to r – Casey Abrams (s10), Mikalah Gordon (s4), Haley Reinhart (S10), Jackie Tohn (S8), Blake Lewis (S6), Elliott Yamin (S5) and David Hernandez (S7). That’s SIX different seasons represented right there! It’s cool that the LA Idols are so tight.
Endorsement: Clay Aiken would help unlock congressional gridlock – Clay Aiken doesn’t sing on the campaign trail, but his voice still compels attention and deserves applause. Residents of North Carolina’s 2nd Congressional District would do well to have him speak for them. We support his election. Aiken, who gained fame as a singer and runner-up in the 2003 “American Idol” competition, uses his voice now to discuss how he will support education, ease the burden of student debt and help veterans and members of the military who face troubles with joblessness, substance abuse and health issues. He’s also committed to being a moderate voice who will seek a way past the partisan gridlock that has this Congress on track to be the least productive ever. – Read more at the News Observer